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The Bear and Ragged Staff

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Station Road | Bransford, Bransford WR6 5JH, England
+44 1886 833399
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing roasts selection. Had seconds of roast, which was wonderful. One of the best roasts I have had in ages. Very quick and kind service. Staff pleasant and attentive. Lovely outside seating. Drinks a good price too. Would definitely go again!

1 Thank PippaTierney
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great traditional family bar and restaurant. The food is first class and well priced. The landlord and family were most hospitable and even drove us back to our hotel!. A great way to spend a day,

1 Thank Clonjohn1
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for over 5 years and wont be rushing back. Could have real potential but it is a real shame. Menu is limited, food not executed very well and menu incoherent. Think target market is the over 70s and it felt like being in a 1970s Torquay Hotel restaurant. If you are expecting a lovely rustic pub then... More 

Thank Balcones
Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a very enjoyable evening at the bear..... chatting with Linda, Gary and locals we had met before on our visits.... just such a welcoming place... Steak and kidney pies for two and a splendid chicken Caesar salad with homemade croutons....scrummie.... our waitress was polite, friendly and very efficient.... All in all a pleasant and relaxing time.... already booked our... More 

1 Thank 2016_suep
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Table of 3 ate Sunday Lunch 26.2.17 & it was the best roast beef we have eaten. The quality was excellent & it was cooked perfectly. Selection of fresh veg included roasted root veg = delicious. Tried the home made honeycombe ice cream which was very moreish. Gary and his staff were attentive as ever. We will be eating Sunday... More 

1 Thank Lisa B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Sorry it's so late! Visited in December for a celebratory evening meal with friends. Having only been for Sunday lunch before (which is always outstanding) I was intrigued to know what the evening menu would be like, the answer 'simply delicious'. We had amazing food, good wine and great fun. Service was friendly, and attentive without feeling like you were... More 

Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Our party of four had a fantastic meal on Valentines Day evening. The service was friendly and the food was excellent. A good choice on the menu and a lovely setting. The best touch was a mini box of chocolates for the ladies. Would definitely recommend.

1 Thank MH_81_1
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Well well my wife and I in for Sunday lunch that's so unusual. What can I say that I haven't already said many times before. Food is great cooked well presented well. All still to a high standard well done Linda Gary and the staff

1 Thank Allan K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Not having lived in Woreceter for some years I was looking for somewhere to celebrate my mother's 80th birthday not far from the St John's area and this popped up on the map. I remembered going here years ago as a child when it was renowned for its steaks but had no idea what it was like now. The reviews... More 

2 Thank Susan W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

We regularly visit the TBARS. The pub has a lovely atmosphere. The owners are extremely friendly and of course Princess the cat 😘. Never had a bad meal and ex excellent value for money. This is also a dog friendly pub.

1 Thank Mattlacey

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road | Bransford, Bransford WR6 5JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Worcestershire  >  Malvern Hills  >  Bransford
  • Phone Number: +44 1886 833399

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?